The University of Cincinnati’s Department of Maintenance and Operations is seeking a Painter-Plaster (Jour)-I who will under general supervision perform master painter/plasterer work; assist in the management, supervision, coordination, scheduling and recordkeeping of UC Paint shop activities and when connected with painting/plastering work, assist with managing activities of other skilled and unskilled UC work crews and outside contractors; provide labor and material cost estimates for maintenance and billable work; prepare related records and reports; and assist in training new employees.
Performs master painting and plastering work; prepares work surfaces and areas by sanding, masking furniture and equipment, scraping walls, etc., repair cracks and holes; performs minor glazing; mixes plaster and mixes and matches paints; applies paint using rollers, brushes and spray methods; may inspect buildings and equipment; mixes, applies and finishes plaster using standard or specialized tools; installs and repairs vinyl wall coverings; and miscellaneous shop duties.
Investigates work requests; meets with customers to determine their needs.
May coordinate working with other UC painter/plasterers and other UC work crews (i.e. Area Maintenance, Electricians, Grounds, HVAC, Movers, Painters, Plumbers, etc.) and outside contractors.
Estimates total costs of labor and material for maintenance and billable work; interprets blueprints; may prepare specifications for minor repairs which may be done by UC painter/plasterers and/or other UC work crews and/or outside contractors; inspects the work to ensure compliance with specifications.
Maintains an inventory of stock materials and equipment; orders materials, parts and equipment as needed.
Maintains acceptable maintenance levels of all equipment and/or buildings’ internal and external systems and other related areas.
Maintains housekeeping conditions in the paint shops, job sites and assigned UC vehicles as prescribed by area.
Prepares and provides related records, reports and documentation; updates and completes work orders, Time off from Work forms, stock room requests and purchase orders.
Performs related duties based on departmental need.
Must have an approved certificate from an accredited related apprenticeship program and two years directly related work experience; -OR- high school/GED and five years directly related work experience.
Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license with acceptable driving record.
May be exposed to dirt, dust, fumes, noise and dangerous machinery; may be exposed to high temperature, steam or hot water.
Exposure to large equipment
Subjects and Weights: 60% Written Examination; 40% Practical Examination
Applications will be reviewed by Human Resources to determine eligibility, which will be based on the minimum qualifications. All qualifying applicants will be notified of the date and time of the written examination via email. Applicants that pass the written examination will be scheduled for the practical exam by the hiring department.
All applicants must show a valid photo identification to enter the exam.
Are you eligible to receive Ex-Veteran Credit? You must have a DD214 stating that you received an Honorable Discharge. In order to receive the additional credit for your military service, you must do one of the following with your DD214:
1. Attach a copy of the DD214 to your application.
2. Fax a copy to our office within 3 days after the closing date. Our fax number is 556-9652.
3. Bring a copy to our office within 3 days after the closing date. We are located at the University of Cincinnati, University Hall, 51 Goodman Dr., Suite 340
Pay Rate: $26.99 per hour start Post Probationary: $28.35 per hour
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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Internal Number: 53765-en_US
About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.